Ezzatullah Mehrdad

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How cricket gave Afghanistan its hope back

Amid the spectre of suicide bombings and raging combat, Afghans are cheering on their internationally competitive cricket and futsal teams – and the promise of a career in sports is also a rare beacon of hope.

9 Aug 2019 - 9:30AM

Amid the spectre of suicide bombings and raging combat, Afghans are cheering on their internationally competitive cricket and futsal teams – and the promise of a career in sports is also a rare beacon of hope.

How cricket gave Afghanistan its hope back
Afghanistan’s ‘Internet Generation’ fear peace with Taliban

Before 2001, the fundamentalist Islamic movement ruled Afghanistan with a brutal interpretation of sharia law. Now that peace could bring the group back into the political fold, young adults dread what that might mean

16 Apr 2019 - 2:40PM

Before 2001, the fundamentalist Islamic movement ruled Afghanistan with a brutal interpretation of sharia law. Now that peace could bring the group back into the political fold, young adults dread what that might mean

Afghanistan’s ‘Internet Generation’ fear peace with Taliban
Afghanistan’s school for street kids and the Singaporean doctor behind it

Breshna started working at age six to support herself after her parents died, but Dr Wee Teck Young’s non-profit organisation in Kabul has given her – and many others like her – respite, food and a future

5 Jan 2019 - 6:04PM

Breshna started working at age six to support herself after her parents died, but Dr Wee Teck Young’s non-profit organisation in Kabul has given her – and many others like her – respite, food and a future

Afghanistan’s school for street kids and the Singaporean doctor behind it